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The new ITI investment tool will support the development of the Ostrava agglomeration !!!

The new ITI investment tool will support the development of the Ostrava agglomeration !!!

The new financial instrument, called Integrated Territorial Investments, or ITI, combines funds from more European sources. Money can be used to implement both infrastructure projects and human resource development projects. In the Czech Republic, this facility can be used by seven large metropolitan areas and agglomerations, one of which is the Ostrava Agglomeration.

 It is concentrated on the area of ​​five statutory cities (Ostrava, Havířov, Karviná, Opava and Frýdek-Místek) and their surroundings. It includes 124 municipalities with more than 960 thousand inhabitants.

The ITI will be implemented through six operational programs (IROP, OPVVV, OPPIK, OPZ, OPD, OPE) within which ITI Ostrava agglomerations have financial resources reserved.

What are the calls for enterprise applicants?

Operational Program Enterprise and Innovation for Competitiveness - Priority Axis 1

  • Application - ITI Ostrava (3rd Call) program is focused on the realization of industrial research and experimental development. Applicants may be small, medium and large enterprises and organizations for research and dissemination of knowledge. The program budget is 106.8 million crowns.
  • Infrastructure Services - ITI Ostrava (3rd Call) is focused on providing services to innovative enterprises, operating and expanding existing science and technology parks, business incubators and innovation centers. Applicants may be small, medium and large enterprises. The program budget is 150 million crowns.
  • Collaboration - Clusters - ITI Ostrava (1st Call) program is focused on supporting clusters (collective research, shared infrastructure, cluster internationalization, cluster organization development). Applicants may be small and medium-sized businesses. The program budget is 80 million crowns.

For more information, please visit http://www.itiostravsko.cz.

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